International consensus meeting led to insight on ankle cartilage treatments

Orthopedics Today, February 2018
Ankle cartilage surgeons from around the world collaborated at the International Consensus Meeting on Cartilage Repair of the Ankle, where they…

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Positive results seen with autologous protein solution kit for treatment of knee OA

February 6, 2018
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. announced that researchers of a pilot study have published positive results that demonstrate the nStride autologous…

Feature Article

Left-Biased Clavicle Length Asymmetry in Children and Young Adults 12 to 25 Years Old

Orthopedics, January/February 2018, Volume 41 Issue 1
Management of clavicle fractures depends in part on the magnitude of shortening compared with the contralateral, intact clavicle. However, estimating…

Feature Article

Monitoring of Callus Maturation and Measurement of Resistance Rates Using Bioelectrical Impedance for Patients Treated With an External Fixator

Orthopedics, January/February 2018, Volume 41 Issue 1
Evaluation of callus maturation and the decision to remove an external fixator depend on radiographic and clinical findings, which are subjective…

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Cell therapy in orthopaedic surgery featured in program for 19th EFORT Congress

Orthopaedics Today Europe, January 2018
Each year, the EFORT Annual Congress puts forward a renowned member of the international orthopaedic and trauma community during the Michael Freeman…

Patients returned to functional level after second-generation patellofemoral joint ACI

Orthopedics Today, January 2018
Investigators reported good success at about 2-year follow-up when they treated cartilage lesions in the patellofemoral joint sized 502 mm2 with a…

AAOS releases new position statement on use of emerging biologic therapies

December 21, 2017
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Board of Directors have approved a new “Use of Emerging Biologic Therapies” position…

Meeting News

Impacted, morselized graft restores hip biomechanics in acetabular protrusio

December 15, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — Templating, bone grafting and using a rim-fitting porous cup are effective for addressing primary or secondary acetabular…

Feature Article

Long-term Results of Intercalary Endoprosthetic Short Segment Fixation Following Extended Diaphysectomy

Orthopedics, November/December 2017, Volume 40 Issue 6
Intercalary endoprosthetic reconstruction following diaphyseal resection of osseous tumors offers functional advantages through preservation of…

Guest Editorial

Bone Loss and Fracture Risk Among Patients Who Have Had Bariatric Surgery

Orthopedics, November/December 2017, Volume 40 Issue 6
Obesity is on the rise in the United States. Given the various treatments available, there has been some promise that this epidemic can be stopped…

Feature Article

T786C Mutation in the Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase Gene in Patients With Primary Osteonecrosis

Orthopedics, September/October 2017, Volume 40 Issue 5
Mutations in the T786C endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene (eNOS) are associated with osteonecrosis and Prinzmetal's angina. Nitric oxide is…

Isolated patella defects treated with ACI led to long-term functional improvement

Orthopedics Today, October 2017
Patients with isolated patella defects who underwent autologous chondrocyte implantation experienced significant functional improvement that remained…

In the Journals

Benefits seen with femoral condylar osteochondral allografts treated with autogenous BMC

October 4, 2017
At 6 months postoperatively, investigators found superior radiographic bone integration and less sclerosis for femoral condyles that underwent…

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EFORT Annual Congress in Barcelona to focus on innovation, new technologies

Orthopaedics Today Europe, October 2017
In the past 4 years, each of our annual congresses featured a specific main theme that was reflected in our scientific program and was used to guide…

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Bone marrow aspirate concentrate, hyaluronan-based scaffold effective for cartilage lesions in older patients

August 21, 2017
Results from this study demonstrated bone marrow aspirate concentrate and a hyaluronan-based scaffold is viable and effective for the treatment of…

In the JournalsPerspective

Bone wax seen as effective for decreasing total blood loss after TKA

July 31, 2017
Results from this study indicated that the use of bone wax in total knee arthroplasty safely and effectively reduced total blood loss and maintained…

Meeting News

Speaker lauds progress in cartilage repair field, but calls for more cost data, better diagnosis

July 24, 2017
TORONTO — More than 2 decades after a handful of promising new cartilage treatments were first used clinically, the field of cartilage repair…

Meeting News

Majority of active patients returned to pretreatment function level after second-generation patellofemoral joint ACI

July 21, 2017
TORONTO — Investigators reported good success at about 2-years follow-up when they treated cartilage lesions sized 502 mm2 in the…

Graftgun by SurGenTec receives key patent

July 9, 2017
SurGenTec recently announced the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company a new patent for its bone graft delivery technology.

Industry NewsFrom OT Europe

BONESUPPORT announces IPO on Nasdaq Stockholm

June 18, 2017
BONESUPPORT announced its board of directors has applied for shares of the company to be admitted into trading on Nasdaq Stockholm’s main…